Marshal Lawrence Manning Phillips

Marshal Lawrence Manning Phillips

Dallas Police Department, Georgia

End of Watch Monday, July 13, 1891

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Lawrence Manning Phillips

Marshal L. Manning Phillips was shot and killed by a man with whom he had an upcoming court hearing.

Marshal Phillips was walking into town from the railroad depot and was passing the man's restaurant when the man called out to him. The man asked him why the marshal hadn't charged another subject with disorderly conduct. After Marshal Phillips responded, the subject called him a liar and opened fire on him. Despite being mortally wounded, Marshal Phillips was able to run to his nearby home where he collapsed.

The subject was arrested and charged with murder.


  • Age 48
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Gunfire
  • Weapon Handgun
  • Offender Charged with murder


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